I got up this morning thinking that Owen had slept pretty well last night. And then I played it over in my mind and realized that he woke up five times between 8:00 PM and 6:45 AM. Five times. And I consider that a notable success. Hey, two of those times were before I went to sleep, so he really only woke me up three times.
(Oh yes, I know you are just dying to give me sleep advice right now, and I appreciate the kindness that I know is behind that impulse, but any sleep advice will be immediately deleted with no exceptions. Harsh? Probably. But a) I am so not in the mood, and b) you have no idea what is going on with my kid or what his temperament is like or what his exact sleep issues are, so really any advice you could offer would be a random shot in the dark and I've had more than enough of that in my career as the mother of non-sleeping babies. Thanks anyway.)
On a related subject, is it normal to be able to clearly see a tooth just under a child's gums and for it to then take a month or more for that tooth to cut, or is my child just the slowest teether in the entire history of time because the sleep thing isn't enough torture and I need to deal with inconsolable weeping and biting too? Oy, the biting. The biting had stopped except for when he was exceptionally tired, but this last weekend I have had teeth planted in my skin on a regular basis. His favorite thing to do is to crawl over, pull up on my legs and bite me on the ass. Which would be funny if it weren't for the TEETH. (Advice on teething will not be accepted, see above.)
Ok really, I've got nothing, except that I thought you should know my youngest child is annoying the everliving crap out of me. Good thing he's cute.
As you were.